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American Libraries

The American Libraries collection includes material contributed from across the United States. Institutions range from the Library of Congress to many local public libraries. As a whole, this collection of material brings holdings that cover many facets of American life and scholarship into the public domain. Significant portions of this collection have been generously sponsored by Microsoft, Yahoo!, The Sloan Foundation, and others.



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University of Pikeville, Frank M. Allara Library
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159,692
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Founded by the Presbyterian Church in 1889, the University of Pikeville serves the Appalachian area. It is a four-year liberal arts college with graduate programs and is home to the Kentucky College of Osteopathic Medicine . The Special Collections and Archives of the Frank M. Allara Library are dedicated to preserving the unique history of the University of Pikeville, as well as that of the Appalachian area in which it is located. For other digitization efforts by the library, please visit the...
Arkansas State University
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86
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159,331
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Robbins Library
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351
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159,121
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Books contributed by Robbins Library .
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The JCB’s collection of Mexican incunabula is world renowned. In a recent census of the first books to come off the Mexican presses, between 1539 and 1600, Rosa María Fernánez de Zamora of the National Autonomous University of Mexico found that the John Carter Brown Library holds more than any other library in the world. About half of these may also be found in the JCB’s collection on indigenous languages. The vast majority of these items were purchased from Mexican collector Nicolás...
Hewes Library, Monmouth College
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251
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155,722
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The Hewes Library at Monmouth College is home to the unique materials of the Monmouth College Archives and Special Collections. In these areas the documents and artifacts of Monmouth College's past are kept. The papers of professors, administrators, departments, student groups, and alumni are housed in the Archive, along with theater and theater programs and posters, sports clippings, admissions brochures, catalogs, yearbooks, and student newspapers. Antique fraternity and sorority dance cards...
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The University of Nevada, Reno was founded in 1874. The University Archives was established in 1964 as the designated repository for all records, documents, publications and other materials pertaining to the operation of the university. The University of Nevada, Reno Libraries' contributions to the Internet Archive begin with the University's yearbooks, the Artemisia.
Bradley University Library
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265
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155,539
VIEWS
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BRADLEY UNIVERSITY LIBRARY Bradley University is an independent, privately endowed, coeducational institution founded in 1897 as Bradley Polytechnic Institute by Lydia Moss Bradley as a memorial to her husband Tobias. Today, with an enrollment of over 6,000, Bradley offers more than 100 undergraduate majors and 14 graduate degrees in over 30 academic areas, including a doctor of physical therapy degree. Although the Bradley University Library primarily serves the needs of the University'...
Industry Documents
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75,521
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155,435
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Westfield State University Archives
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244
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154,001
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Books contributed by the Westfield State University Archives.
The San Diego Air and Space Museum
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226
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151,931
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by San Diego Air and Space Museum
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The San Diego Air & Space Museum Library & Archives houses one of the largest collections of Air & Space-related books and archival materials in the country. This extensive collection, which includes many unique and rare items, consists of books, periodicals, films and video tapes, audio tapes (including oral histories), manuals, plus a very large number of photos, personal and organizational papers, clippings, articles, and other archival materials. The Library and Archives is...
Topic: Books, Aerospace, Ryan Aeronauitcal, Convair
Irish History
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757
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151,777
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Irish history books from the Boston College Libraries. Call number range DA900 to DA995
American Libraries
by Sankaranarayana, Paluri
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Book digitized by Google and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.
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Topic: English language
Source: http://books.google.com/books?id=hDgYAAAAYAAJ&oe=UTF-8
Presbyterian Historical Society
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399
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150,855
VIEWS
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The Presbyterian Historical Society is the national archives of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). Located in Philadelphia, the Society serves the denomination as well as scholars and the general public. Holdings include official records of the PC(USA) and some predecessor denominations, personal papers, books, serials, and artifacts that document the history of the Presbyterian and Reformed tradition in America. The collection includes resources for studying missionary work in the United...
Mars Hill College
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91
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149,704
VIEWS
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A collection of yearbooks from Mars Hill College.
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The Boston Public Library has an extensive collection of original manuscripts from the American Revolutionary War era. The letters and documents were drafted by John Hancock, Samuel Adams, John Adams, James Otis, Joseph Warren, George Washington and other important Revolutionary War figures. The materials are mostly of American origin, but also include British, European, and West Indian sources. Some of the topics covered include the war’s political origins, the unfolding of military and...
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Founded in 1907, Olivet Nazarene University is a private, Christian liberal arts university theologically grounded in the Wesleyan tradition. The main campus is located in Bourbonnais, Illinois on 250 acres just 50 miles south of Chicago. There are additional School of Graduate and Continuing Studies locations in Rolling Meadows and Oak Brook, Illinois, and in Hong Kong. About 4,600 students enroll in Associate, Bachelor's, Master's and Doctoral degree programs within disciplines such as...
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The Saint Leo University Archives contributions to the Internet Archive begin with the college (1963-1999) and university (2000-) yearbooks, the Golden Legend.
Roxbury Community College Library
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380
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148,704
VIEWS
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Founded in 1973, Roxbury Community College is a comprehensive, urban, student-centered community college offering Associate Degrees and certificate programs. The primary mission of the College is to serve the needs of a diverse Greater Roxbury area and the surrounding Boston metropolitan communities. The College’s Library strives to promote student learning and faculty instruction in a friendly and supportive atmosphere. Library programs include computer technologies, print and media...
American Libraries
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Book digitized by Google from the library of the New York Public Library and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.
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Source: http://books.google.com/books?id=iXgSAAAAIAAJ&oe=UTF-8
Cornell University Library
by United States. Hydrographic Office
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The metadata below describe the original scanning. Follow the "All Files: HTTP" link in the "View the book" box to the left to find XML files that contain more metadata about the original images and the derived formats (OCR results, PDF etc.). See also the What is the directory structure for the texts? FAQ for information about file content and naming conventions.
Topics: Signals and signaling, Merchant marine
East Bridgewater High School Library
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90
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148,224
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Books contributed by East Bridgewater High School Library
Joliet Junior College Library
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523
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148,074
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Joliet Junior College Library The Joliet Junior College Digital Archives illuminate the progress and achievements of America's first public community college. Founded in 1901, JJC began as an experimental postgraduate high school program. Developed by J. Stanley Brown, Superintendent of Joliet Township High School, and William Rainey Harper, President of University of Chicago, JJC’s initial enrollment was six students. Today, the college serves more than 35,000 students in degree,...
Wingate University
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143
ITEMS
145,850
VIEWS
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A collection of materials from Wingate University.
University of West Georgia, Ingram Library
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138
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144,723
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The University of West Georgia, a charter member of the University System of Georgia, is a comprehensive, residential institution providing liberal arts undergraduate and graduate education primarily to the people of the west Georgia region. The materials selected here reflect the scholarship and civic engagement of the campus over the past fifty years.
The Collected Works of C. G. Jung
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2
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144,502
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The Collected Works of C. G. Jung
Charlevoix Michigan Newspapers
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102
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144,101
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The Charlevoix Sentinel and Charlevoix Courier have been providing the Charlevoix, Michigan community with quality news coverage since the mid 1800's. We hope you enjoy this collection of newspapers dating from 1869-present.
Itawamba Community College
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87
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144,032
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The Itawamba Community College archived collection contains the College's entire selection of yearbooks from 1948 to present. Also posted are College publications, such as the President's annual reports, the alumni magazines and foundation newsletters, athletic programs, etc.
Brockton Public Library
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51
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143,202
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Books contributed by Brockton Public Library .
Saint Mary's School
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152
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141,555
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A collection of materials from Saint Mary's School in Raleigh, North Carolina.
United States Geological Survey Libraries Program
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161
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140,696
VIEWS
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Digitized collections from the largest earth science library in the world! Established in 1879 to build and organize a collection of scientific materials in the earth sciences, the U.S. Geological Survey Library is now the largest library for earth sciences in the world. The Libraries Program includes four central libraries and is part of Core Science Systems within the USGS.
Wayland Free Public Library
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219
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140,613
VIEWS
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Material for this collection provided by Wayland Free Public Library .
The Gannon University Archives
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76
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139,267
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The Gannon University Archives, situated in the Nash Library, primarily consists of materials related to the governance and administration of the University, its academic divisions, administrative units, and the life of the faculty, staff, and student body since its inception in 1925. Various documents, University, student, and faculty publications including yearbooks and newspapers, books, clippings, and photographs that feature Gannon University (formerly known as Cathedral College, The...
Duke University Libraries, City Directories
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52
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138,506
VIEWS
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This group represents a small selection of directories from Duke's larger collection. Perkins Library has directories from various cities in the United States and Europe from the 1700s through the 1900s. City directories provide information on businesses, organizations and institutions located within. They also contain an alphabetical listing of citizens, listing the name of the head of household, address and occupational information. Directories may also include a short history of the city,...
City College of San Francisco, Library Archives
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85
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138,364
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Books contributed by the City College of San Francisco Library Archives.
Gulf Park College for Women
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215
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138,302
VIEWS
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The University of Southern Mississippi Gulf Coast's contributions to the internet archive document the history of Gulf Park College for Women. This collection features catalogs, yearbooks and the campus magazine.
Stoutonia
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105
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138,055
VIEWS
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The official student newspaper of the University of Wisconsin-Stout and its predecessors. Stoutonia was written and edited by students, and its first issue was published on March 17, 1915.
INPUT iCenter
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3,206
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137,328
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See www.inputicenter.com for more information.
Wartburg College Archives
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2,221
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137,274
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Wartburg College Archives collection description: The College Archives preserves and promotes the historical records and rich heritage of Wartburg College. This collection contains digital items the College Archive has identified as being of interest to the Wartburg community.
Regis University Library
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145
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137,120
VIEWS
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The Dayton Memorial Library contributions to the Internet Archive begin with early catalogues from Las Vegas and Sacred Heart Colleges. Also contributed are Regis University yearbooks from 1919 to the present. The third project to be digitized and contributed to the Internet Archive is the Revista Catolica, a collection of ten bound volumes of logs describing Jesuit activities from the Southwestern U.S. beginning in 1875.
Bulletin of the Bureau of Standards
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359
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137,052
VIEWS
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Results of research in science and technology at the National Bureau of Standards were reported in Scientific Papers. The first 14 volumes of the Scientific Papers were issued as the Bulletin of the Bureau of Standards. These volumes date from 1904 to 1919. The separate papers were called Reprints. Results of investigations of materials and methods of testing were reported in a separate series titled Technologic Papers. In July 1928 the Scientific Papers and Technologic Papers were combined and...
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The Manchester University Brethren Historical Collection contains the records of the Church of the Brethren in Indiana, monographs published by Brethren Press in Elgin, IL, and other church records, bibles, hymnals, genealogical material, and periodicals of interest to the Brethren. The Brethren issued almanacs in this digital collection include astronomical advice about seasonal activities, as well as the names and addresses of ministers, historical information, biographies of Brethren...
Bridgewater College
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81
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136,630
VIEWS
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Bridgewater College, Forrer Learning Commons, Special Collections is committed to providing first-hand access to historical materials for Bridgewater students, faculty and independent researchers. Special Collections includes published and non-published archival resources in the areas of:  * Bridgewater College * Church of the Brethren * Virginia, Shenandoah Valley, and Rockingham County history * Genealogy Access to these collections is by appointment only. Contact Stephanie Gardner,...
Bedford Public Library
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62
ITEMS
136,451
VIEWS
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Books contributed by Bedford Public Library .
City of Fort Wayne - City Clerk
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7,522
ITEMS
134,613
VIEWS
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The Fort Wayne City Clerk is an elected position that supports Common (City) Council, maintains custody and control of legislative records including ordinances, resolutions and publication of City Code, prepares the Council agenda, provides public notice of bills and hearings as required by law, and provides parking enforcement and the Ordinance Violations Bureau.
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
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250
ITEMS
133,945
VIEWS
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This collection contains items from the Mount Sinai Archives, a division of Academic Informatics and Technology at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. The Archives preserves Mount Sinai's institutional records as well as the records of distinguished Mount Sinai staff and alumni. Additional material from the Archives is available in the Mount Sinai Digital Repository . Founded in 1852 as The Jews' Hospital in New York, The Mount Sinai Hospital is one of New York City's oldest hospitals....
Northwest Mississippi Community College
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75
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133,889
VIEWS
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Northwest Mississippi Community College (NWCC) has its roots in the system of agricultural schools set up throughout this rural state in the early years of the 20th century. First organized as Tate County Agricultural High School in 1915, the school offered college level courses in the fall of 1926. Two years later in 1928, Northwest Mississippi Junior College opened its doors to 59 students. This is a collection of yearbooks from 1929 through 2012 except for nine years after 1930 to 1940 when...
Duke University Libraries, History of Medicine
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464
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133,052
VIEWS
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The History of Medicine Collections in Duke University’s David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library contains over 20,000 rare books and 4,000 manuscript items, along with numerous prints, photos, and other types of ephemera. The collection strengths are in the following areas: anesthesiology, human sexuality, materia medica, pediatrics, psychiatry, vivisection, and yellow fever.
Barton College
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259
ITEMS
132,864
VIEWS
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A collection of yearbooks from Barton College
Middlebury College Newspapers and Magazines
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3,007
ITEMS
132,854
VIEWS
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This is a collection of campus newspapers and alumni newsletters, among other College publications, from the 19th Century to the present.  Downloadable items include complete back issues of The Undergraduate, The Middlebury Campus, Middlebury College magazine, and more, currently held and maintained by Middlebury College Special Collections & Archives, Middlebury, Vt.
Eastern Nazarene College
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441
ITEMS
132,180
VIEWS
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Books contributed by Eastern Nazarene College .
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Southwestern University , Texas’ oldest institution of higher learning, was originally chartered in 1840. A private national liberal arts college, Southwestern is located just north of Austin, Texas. Special Collections holds the papers of U.S. Senator John G. Tower, an extensive Texana collection, rare books and manuscripts, collections related to Methodism, and the university’s historical records.
Kean University
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81
ITEMS
131,670
VIEWS
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The Kean University library's contributions to the Internet Archives begin with the University's yearbooks.
Westwood Public Library
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67
ITEMS
131,638
VIEWS
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Books contributed by Westwood Public Library .
Center for Sacramento History audiovisual archives
by Forney, Darrell
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Description : An 11-minute film capturing the activities of employees and customers inside the Tower Records store, located on the Sunset Strip in West Hollywood. Tower Records was founded in 1960 in Sacramento, California and helped revolutionize the music industry before closing in 2006. The film was made by Sacramento City College professor Darrell Forney and was developed by Leo Diner Films, Inc., a San Francisco-based film lab.  Additional Description : Note on original container:...
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Topics: Los Angeles (Calif.), Record Stores--California--Los Angeles--Tower Records, Tower Records,...
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Books from the Pennsylvania College of Technology, Roger & Peggy Madigan Library
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This collection preserves and shares the history of the students, faculty, and alumni of the Armstrong Campus of Georgia Southern University . Located in Savannah, Georgia, the campus was formerly known as Armstrong State University until consolidation with Georgia Southern University on January 1, 2018.   In addition to yearbooks, student newspapers, and college catalogs, this collection features materials important to the history and culture of Savannah. The WPA guide to Savannah and...
Billerica Public Library
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70
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130,074
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Books contributed by Billerica Public Library .
Cambridge Public Library
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243
ITEMS
129,920
VIEWS
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This collection contains materials from the Cambridge Room, the Cambridge Public Library's Archives and Special Collections. For users hoping to search for a keyword or name within a particular directory or item from Cambridge Public Library, Please access the 'Read Online' format and use the internal search function. Another alternative is to download the PDF file and search within that document. Material for this collection provided by Cambridge Public Library .
Simmons University Archives
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1,011
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129,292
VIEWS
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Books contributed by Simmons University Archives
Prelinger Library
by United States. Dept. of the Army. [from old catalog]
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Topics: United States. Army, Military art and science
The National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics (NACA) was founded in 1915 and remained at the forefront of aeronautic research and exploration until the launch of Sputnik triggered the American imagination with regards to space. NACA became NASA on October 1, 1958. This collection of NACA documentation was donated to the University of Florida Government Document Department by former UF Provost, Gene Hemp.
Wilbraham Public Library
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74
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128,736
VIEWS
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Books contributed by the Wilbraham Public Library and federally funded with LSTA funds through the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners.
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The New England Province of the Society of Jesus Archives is hosted by the Archives of the College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, Massachusetts. The collection includes administrative records and publications of the Province, Jamaica and Iraq foreign mission records, as well as personal papers and a collection of books authored by members of the New England Province. There is also a large audiovisual connection of tapes, films, slides and photographs. This digitized collection features the...
Berea College, Hutchins Library
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41
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126,285
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Berea College is an independent liberal arts college in central Kentucky, serving primarily students from Appalachia, but also from across the United States and over 60 countries, who have great promise but limited economic resources. Hutchins Library, Berea Digital, and Special Collections & Archives strive to support the curriculum and scholarship of the Berea College community. Berea College's contribution to the Internet Archive focuses on 40+ years of the College yearbook, Chimes. For...
Topic: Berea College
Emmerich Manual High School
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119
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126,182
VIEWS
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Originally established on the south side of Indianapolis to provide training in mechanics, drafting and the manual arts, Emmerich Manual High School opened in the fall of 1895 with the motto “Education of Mind, Hand and Heart.” In the late nineteenth century, combining academic and manual training was an entirely new educational concept and Manual was the first school of its kind in America.
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The Herbert L. Willett Library is a private library primarily for the use of the residents and scholars of Disciples Divinity House. The library houses a collection of historical materials about the Disciples of Christ. Researchers wishing to consult the historical materials in the library may contact the House Librarian at ddhadmin@gmail.com to arrange an appointment.
American Libraries
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Book digitized by Google from the library of Harvard University and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.
Source: http://books.google.com/books?id=1H3DE5kNhXkC&oe=UTF-8
St. Andrews Presbyterian College
collection
316
ITEMS
125,290
VIEWS
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A collection of yearbooks from St. Andrews Presbyterian College.
Topic: yearbooks
collection
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Books contributed by Clement C. Maxwell Library at Bridgewater State University
Experiment station publications
collection
1,063
ITEMS
124,311
VIEWS
by National Agricultural Library
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California Digital Library
texts
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collection
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Books contributed by Thoreau Society Collections at the Thoreau Institute at Walden Woods .
National Louis University
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147
ITEMS
122,662
VIEWS
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National Louis University began as a Training Class for kindergarten teachers established by Elizabeth Harrison in the 1880s. It evolved into an educational institution that initially awarded undergraduate degrees in kindergarten and elementary education (and after 1952 graduate degrees) under a variety of names: Chicago Kindergarten College (1891-1912) National Kindergarten College (1912-1918), National Kindergarten and Elementary College (1918-1930), National College of Education (1930-1990),...
Kansas State University Catalog
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138
ITEMS
122,559
VIEWS
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Course Catalogs of Kansas State University for the years 1863 and on.
Butler Community College, Butler Libraries
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117
ITEMS
122,508
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Butler Community College, El Dorado, Kansas, was founded in 1927 as El Dorado Junior College; other names include Butler County Junior College, Butler County Community Junior College, and Butler County Community College. This collection includes the college yearbooks published as The Grizzly Growl (1928-1966) and The Grizzly (1966-1995). The Grizzly has been published in magazine format since 1996. Funding for digitization provided by the James R. Boyd Family.